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Journalists Voice Concern Over Arrests in Sierra Leone

Reporters Without Borders is calling on the government of Sierra Leone to drop all charges of seditious libel against journalists in the country. Seven journalists have been arrested since October and police have also searched two newspapers.   Jonathan Leigh, the managing editor and publisher of the newspaper The Independent Observer in Freetown, the country's capital, said he and his chief editor spent several weeks in prison last October after being interrogated by police and...

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